Adult HTN Initially 5 mg once daily, may be increased to 10 mg once daily, or combine w/ additional antihypertensive agent. Oedema associated w/ CHF, renal or hepatic disease Initially 5-20 mg once daily, may be increased to approx double the dose.
Serious hepatic disease; coma state may be precipitated; low blood Na or K levels, low blood vol; heart diseases, increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias in concurrent treatment w/ cardiac glycosides; gout or diabetes; renal failure or urinary problems; hypotension. Contains lactose; patients w/ lactose intolerance. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery if taken w/ alcohol. Not recommended in childn. Not recommended during pregnancy & lactation.